Discover Texas Field Trip Funding Ideas
Up to $5,000 Road Scholarships from SYTA Youth Foundation
Student Youth Travel Association Youth Foundation offers Road Scholarships of up to $5,000 for groups of students taking part in educational travel including Discover Texas Field Trips. All Road Scholarship applications must be submitted by an educator or designated school official. There is an opportunity to apply for this scholarship each spring and fall. Dates for the current application window follow.
Application Period: January 24, 2024 - March 29, 2024
Announcement Date: Week of April 29, 2024
Local community grants are awarded through an open application process and provide funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities to local organizations in the U.S. Local Community grants range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $5,000.
Donors Choose is an organization that connects teachers’ requests for donations with donors.
- Corporate Sponsorships – Parents may help with networking
- Parent Teacher Association
- Your school district's Education Foundation
- Use this Sponsorship Request Template Letter to request a donation
Activities to Fundraise
- School Spirit Days - One elementary school raised funds with "Hats for Houston" days. For $1, and in honor of Sam Houston, students could wear hats to school on select Fridays leading up to their field trip day.
- Cowtown Bowling
- Texas Motor Speedway
- Murder Mystery Fundraiser
- Austin Skate party
- RollerWorld Northeast
- American Airlines Center
- Box Tops for Education